Steven Forster’s Party Central

Advocate photo by Steven Forster --  The First Annual Jolly Fest, “A Jolly Jam,” featured musicians and performing artists celebrating the life of the late Olive “Honey” LeRouge, mother of Pat Jolly. Pat Jolly, Wanda Rouzan.
Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- The First Annual Jolly Fest, “A Jolly Jam,” featured musicians and performing artists celebrating the life of the late Olive “Honey” LeRouge, mother of Pat Jolly. Pat Jolly, Wanda Rouzan.

Read columnist and photographer Steven Forster’s coverage of New Orleans’ social events at The Advocate.

Events featured in the Aug. 1st edition of The New Orleans Advocate:

• Hats Off to Honey: Jolly Jam: The inaugural Jolly Fest, “A Jolly Jam,” featured musicians and performing artists celebrating the life of the late Olive “Honey” LeRouge, mother of Pat Jolly.

• Flappers and Divas: The Junior Committee of the Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association hosted “Putting on the Ritz” to celebrate the kickoff of the new opera season. The Roaring 20s-themed summer party was held at the Opera Guild Home.

• Doo Wop Shop: The Akula Foundation held a sock hop at Rock ‘n’ Bowl to support hospice services and grief counseling. Vintage cars complemented the retro bowling scene.

Party Central photos:

Doo Wop Shop

Hats Off to Honey

Flappers and Divas